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Supermarket Chain Workers Get Their Beloved CEO Back

Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.
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Has The Federal Budget Deficit Problem Been Solved?

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the federal deficit: after so much talk about it, the subject seems to have faded from attention.
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How Foster Farms Is Solving The Case Of The Mystery Salmonella

Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
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A Mall With Two Minimum Wages

There's a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here's what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage.
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As BK Takes Tim Hortons, Canadians Stay Loyal To Their National Icon

The takeover of Canada's Tim Hortons by Burger King is causing quite the stir in the great white north. Melissa Block talks with Ian Hardy, editor-in-chief of Inside Timmies, a fan site devoted to Tim Hortons, about the Canadian existential crisis over one of the country's cultural icons being taken over by an American corporation.
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In Fixing Recalled Cars, GM Dealers Hope To Wow Customers

General Motors has recalled 29 million autos in North America this year. Dealers replacing the faulty parts aren't just fixing cars. They're repairing customers' relationships with the automaker.
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Who's In The Office? The American Workday In One Graph

What is the typical American workday? We take a look at how working hours change according to job type.
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Fashion Retailer Zara Pulls Kids Shirt Resembling Concentration Camp Uniform

The company said the shirt's design was meant to look like a sheriff's star from classic Western films. But after popular uproar, Zara decided to pull it from shelves.
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Baltimore Casino Opens With Pomp, Champagne, Celebrities

The Horseshoe Casino became Maryland's third casino along the I-95 corridor, opening with a flashy ceremony on Tuesday night, including lots of champagne, celebrities, and of coures — gambling.

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Canadians Fret Merger With Burger King Will Change Tim Hortons

Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 billion. Some Canadians aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.

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